Archive for January, 2008

Jan
28

CHAIN O’ LAKES ICE FISHING DERBY

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48th Annual Chain O’ Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival
February 9 & 10, 2008

2008 FISH JUDGING WINNERS FOR THE
48th annual ice fishing derby
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Jan
06

Fox Lake Fishing Forum

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Fox Lake Fishing Forum

I’d like to introduce our new Fox Lake Fishing Forum at FoxLakeFishing.com/forum

Our forum is an online Fox Lake and surrounding Chain-O-Lakes fishing community where fishing buddies can share their stories, fishing reports, photos and even jokes.

You can help out and share in the fun by logging on and saying hi, I’m sure you will get a friendly answer from a local Fox Lake fisherman.

If you know where the fish are biting, we want to hear from you.

Here’s a few of our message boards, feel free to take a peek:

If your a local Chain-O-Lakes fisherman or business owner we would like to know more about what Fox Lake Fishing can do for you. Feel free to leave a link.

Paul Jones

FoxLakeFishing.com

Foxlakefishing@gmail.com

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Jan
02

Ice Fishing Safety

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With everyone out on the ice It would be a good idea to share this article from the Army on Ice Fishing Safety
Here’s a link Safety On The Ice
U.S. ARMY COLD REGIONS RESEARCH & ENGINEERING LABORATORY
Hanover, New Hampshire

 

SAFETY ON FLOATING ICE SHEETS

For many of us in northern climates, working or playing on the frozen surface of a river or lake is part of winter. Knowing how to do so safely can be a matter of life or death. This handout presents general, common-sense precautionary measures that should be followed when you plan to be on a floating freshwater ice cover. Since it cannot cover every ice condition you may encounter, your judgement is critical. Remember: Only you are responsible for your own safety! PREPARATION
There are four things to focus on when planning an outing on the ice: your physical condition, your clothing, your equipment, and your procedures.Physical condition
Anyone who goes out on the ice should be in reasonably good condition and be able to sustain periods of intense exertion if an emergency arises—either falling through the ice themselves or rescuing someone who does. Being able to swim, or at least being comfortable staying afloat, is important in an emergency and can reduce the chances for panic.

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